By the Numbers


Searching for Hawai‘i

Google Trends measures the popularity of search terms in cities around the world. Enter one to five search terms, and the engine will tell you who’s Google lovin’ those words most, based on volume of searches and news references. Check out where, outside of Hawai‘i, these Island-flavored words are making the most waves. Try it for yourself at

Frankfurt, Germany
Darmstadt, Germany
Mainz, Germany

Des Moines, Idaho
San Jose, Calif.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Essen, Germany
San Diego, Calif.
Seattle, Wash.

Porto Velho, Brazil
Belem, Brazil
Brasilia, Brazil

Singapore City, Singapore
Los Angeles, Calif.
San Diego, Calif.

Church Boom

Hawai‘i was the only state where church attendance grew faster than its population from 2000 to 2004. About 14 percent of the state’s population regularly attends church.

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Fishy Math

Commercial fish catches in Hawai‘i for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005.

pounds of tuna

pounds of swordfish

pounds of shark

pounds of seaweed

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